4 new COVID-19 cases in Sask.; 34 active
REGINA -- Saskatchewan reported four new COVID-19 cases on Monday.
The new cases are located in Saskatoon, east central Saskatchewan, south west Saskatchewan and the south central region
Of the provinces 1,619 cases to date, 34 are considered currently active. There are five cases active in communal living settings.
The province said as cases in communal living settings remain low, it will no longer specify cases in these communities unless the number of active cases exceeds 20.
There are three people in hospital in Saskatchewan including two in the ICU in Saskatoon.
Twelve more people recovered on Monday for a total of 1,561.
- 417 cases from the south area (216 south west, 190 south central, 11 south east)
- 353 cases from the far north area (347 far north west, 6 far north east)
- 262 cases from the north area (128 north west, 68 north central, 66 north east)
- 260 cases from the Saskatoon area
- 195 cases from the central area (161 central west, 34 central east)
- 132 cases from the Regina area
The province performed 981 tests on Sunday.
POSSIBLE EXPOSURES AT REGINA BUSINESSES
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is alerting the public that someone with COVID-19 recently visited three businesses in the city and were likely infectious.
Anyone who was at these businesses during these times may have been exposed to COVID-19:
- Aug. 23 – Save on Foods, 4520 Albert Street South, from 6 to 6:45 p.m.
- Aug. 24 – Evolution Fitness South, #100 3615 Pasqua St., from 1 to 2 p.m. (using free weights)
- Aug. 27 – Great Canadian Brewhouse, 4820 Gordon Rd., from 8 to 10 p.m.
The SHA said anyone who was at these locations and have symptoms of COVID-19 should immediately self-isolate and get tested.